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him $800 a month. with a tax credit, his new plan will cost $112. looks like it's going to work out for everyone. the savings are unimaginable. >> reporter: in dallas, le dawn stark spent yesterday afternoon trying to sign up, too. she's been uninsured for the last three years and her attempts to log on in october were unsuccessful. >> i was not even able to get to the point to where it tells you about the different plans available. >> reporter: she tried to enroll on the revamped site. compare this to the old web site. >> this is far better. >> reporter: but a few minutes later a problem occurred. the system did not recognize her son's social security number and she could not go forward. you were hoping to sign up today. >> i'm going to call them and we're going to get to the bottom of this because i need to get this done. >> reporter: le dawn stark tried to set up an account by phone today but still was not able to complete the enrollment process. scott, she says she will try again in a few days. >> pelley: manuel, thanks very much. tonight a massive snowstorm is threatening an ar
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qualifies for a subsidy of $162 a month. >> i was surprised at the prices, actually. we entered all my tax info and income and stuff and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is 43 and has had some recent health issues. for obamacare to succeed, millions of young healthy americans will need to enroll to offset the costs of consumers like erin. president obama asks for help today at a white house youth summit. >> i'm going to need you all to spread the world about how the affordable care act really works, what its benefits are, what its protections are and, most importantly, how people can sign up. >> reporter: one lingering and significant problem with obamacare remains: accurate consumer data in many cases is not reaching insurance companies. late today, scott, the administration and top figures in the insurance industry said they are working together on a technological fix. >> pelley: major, thank you. the numbers are improving for home sales again. the government reported today that sales of new homes in october jumped more than 25%. that was the biggest monthly gain since 1980.